FY2019 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Grant - Fund Code 700

Deadline for Applications: March 5, 2018 at 4:00PM

Grant description

The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Grant provides mental health supports, strategies, and services that address the developmental, emotional, and behavioral challenges of young children; helps promote children's success in school; and helps to reduce the rate of suspensions and expulsions in early education and care settings.

Who can apply

This is a renewal grant.  Only those vendors who received an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Grant in fiscal year (FY) 2018 can apply for this grant.

Eligibility requirements

Current FY2018 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation grantees must be in good financial and programmatic standing with the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) to be eligible for a renewal grant in FY2019.  

Please refer to the original Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Grant Application from FY2018 for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant. 

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the FY2019 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (ECMHC) Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid number BD-18-1037-1CEN0-C0000-23345 / Notification #547766.  You will need to log in to COMMBUYS to view the Bid posting. 

Please note that only FY18 ECMHC grantees can access the FY2019 grant application on COMMBUYS, through their agency's registered COMMBUYS account.

Once you are logged into COMMBUYS, you can search for the grant application by the Bid number.  Please refer to the document titled "FY2019 ECMHC Online Application Instructions.doc" for the instructions and link to the FY2019 ECMHC online application.

COMMBUYS assistance

View the job aid on How to Locate a Grant in COMMBUYS.

For assistance with using COMMBUYS, contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 1-888-627-8283 or email COMMBUYS@state.ma.us.

Timeline for grant


Date Due

Time Due

Grant release date:

February 1, 2018


Application deadline:

March 5, 2018

4:00 PM

Grant start date:

July 1, 2018


EEC reserves the right to adjust the timeframe above. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check this page and COMMBUYS for updates.